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Wireless Network

Wireless Network Information


The wireless network at Missouri State University is compliant with the IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, and IEEE 802.11n standards.  The standards can all be used simultaneously by different devices providing data services at up to 11Mbps for "b", 54Mbps for "a" and "g", or 600Mbps for "n".  The wireless network provides users with flexibility and mobility that may not be available on the wired network.

SSID Replacement

New SSIDs

New Wireless SSIDs, all starting with "MSU", are now available and will replace all other SSIDs before the Fall Semester starts.  The old ones will be deleted on August 9th, 2014 so please switch soon! 

Wireless Coverage

Coverage

Use the Wireless Coverage page to find detailed information about where wireless can be found on campus.

Wireless Expansion

Expansion

Details on Wireless Expansion such as how much it costs, and how to request coverage in your area.

Obtaining Access

Obtaining Access

MSU Sponsored is available for guests of the university with a sponsor, MSU Open, where available, is designed for admitted students and their families.  All others are desigend for exclusive use by students, staff, and faculty.

Wireless Restrictions

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Wireless Restrictions on campus, and things to keep in mind when purchasing or deploying wireless equipment.

Where to get help


For help configuring your wireless device to operate on the network, use the following link Configuration Guides External or go to one of the locations listed below.

Configuration Guides External

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User Support's directions for wireless client setup and configuration.

Wireless Access Activation

Wireless Access

How to order wireless access for a University employee or a sponsored guest of the University.

  • 836-5891 - Computer Services Help Desk
  • 836-4995 - Plaster Student Union 216
  • 836-6100 - ResNet Help Desk for residence hall students
  • View Useful Contacts or Networking and Telecommunications Personnel for additional contact information